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Fade to Black (2004 film)

Fade to Black is a 2004 documentary film about the career of American rapper Jay-Z. It also features many other famous names in hip hop music. This live concert at Madison Square Garden was meant to be Jay-Z's final performance, as he announced his intentions to retire from the industry.[1][2]

Fade to Black
Fade to Black (2004 film) poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byPatrick Paulson
Michael John Warren
Produced byBob Ezrin
Rich Kleiman
Justin Wilkes
StarringJay-Z
CinematographyPaul Bozymowksi
Scott Lochmus
Luke McCoubrey
Theron "Tee Smif" Smith
Edited byJimmy Helton
Jonah Moran
Ron Pantane
Adam Zuckerman
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Classics
Release date
  • November 5, 2004 (2004-11-05)
Running time
109 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Fade to Black runs through some of the major parts of Jay-Z's Madison Square Garden performance while cutting to Jay-Z and his exploits, as well as insights into the making of The Black Album.[1][2]

CastEdit

The following musicians are credited with an appearance in the film:[3]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Harrington, Richard (November 5, 2004). "Jay-Z's 'Fade' Gets an A". Washington Post. p. 36. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Fade to Black 2004". VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever. Gale. 2008. Archived from the original on 2017-12-01 – via HighBeam Research.
  3. ^ "Fade to Black: Full Cast and Credits". Hollywood.com. Retrieved October 9, 2017.

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